Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Seen in Abu Dhabi 9

Asafoetida... yes, I had to look it up. Perhaps some interesting things about this ground up perennial herb resin are that it has a nickname of "devil's dung" and supposedly "reduces the growth of indigenous microflora in the gut, reducing flatulence."

1 comment:

  1. Probably because it smells like dung... It's used in Indian cooking...